Roadmap

MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre: Acting, Content Creation, Writing

The TVFT Option roadmaps below have been created to help you plan your degree.  Please remember that it is your responsibility to complete all graduation requirements listed in the University Catalogue and meet annually with your option head to ensure you are making progress toward your degree. The below roadmap is awaiting Fall 2020 approval.  

Fall Year 1

Acting

Content Creation

Writing

TVFT 5100 Immersion: Theatre  3 TVFT 5100 Immersion: Theatre  3 TVFT 5100 Immersion: Theatre  3

TVFT 

5120

Playwriting 3 TVFT 5120 Playwriting 3 TVFT 5120 Playwriting 3
TVFT 5161 Acting Studio I 3 TVFT 5161 Acting Studio I 3 TVFT 5161 Acting Studio I 3
TVFT 5300 Production Activity 2 TVFT 5300 Production Activity 2 TVFT 5300

Production Activity

2
TVFT 5141 Movement I 3 TVFT 5180 Visual Concepts in Theatrical Design 3 TVFT 5225 Writer's Workshop: Playwriting 3
SEMESTER TOTAL 14 SEMESTER TOTAL 14 SEMESTER TOTAL 14

Spring Year 1

Acting

Content Creation

Writing

TVFT 5110 Immersion: Film/TV  3 TVFT 5110 Immersion: Film/TV  3 TVFT 5110 Immersion: Film/TV  3
TVFT 5150 Teacher Training Seminar 1 TVFT 5150 Teacher Training Seminar 1 TVFT 5150 Teacher Training Seminar 1
TVFT 5162 Acting Studio II 3 TVFT 5160 Writer's Room 3 TVFT 5160 Writer's Room 3
TVFT 5151 Voice I 3

TVFT 5190

Directing: Theatre 3      
      TVFT 5280 Cinematography and Editing  3      
SEMESTER TOTAL 10 SEMESTER TOTAL 13 SEMESTER TOTAL 7

Fall Year 2

Acting

Content Creation

Writing

TVFT 5170 Theatrical Producing and Management  3 TVFT 5170

Theatrical Producing and Management 

3 TVFT 5170

Theatrical Producing and Management 

3
TVFT 5275 Television Production 3 TVFT 5275 Television Production 3 TVFT 5275 Television Production  3
TVFT 5265 Acting for Camera  3 TVFT 5221 Writing a Short Film 3 TVFT 5221 Writing a Short Film 3
TVFT 5420 Viewpoints  3 TVFT 5281 Sound Recording/ Design 3 TVFT 5121 OR 5122 TV Spec Writing: Sitcom OR TV Spec Writing: Drama   3
SEMESTER TOTAL 12 SEMESTER TOTAL 12 SEMESTER TOTAL 12

Spring Year 2

Acting

Content Creation

Writing 

TVFT 5810 Internship 2 TVFT 5810 Internship 2 TVFT 5810 Internship 2
TVFT 5202 Thriving in the Industry 2 TVFT 5202 Thriving in the Industry  2 TVFT 5202 Thriving in the Industry 2
TVFT 5366

Acting: Classical

3

TVFT 5295 Directing: Short Film 3 TVFT 5227 Feature Writing 3
            TVFT 5230

Interactive Storytelling

3
SEMESTER TOTAL 7 SEMESTER TOTAL 7 SEMESTER TOTAL 10

Fall Year 3

Acting

Content Creation

Writing

TVFT 5650 Project Report Prep 3 TVFT 5650 Project Report Prep 3 TVFT

5650

Project Report Prep

3
TVFT 5400 Narrative Live Space  3

TVFT 5400

Narrative Live Space 3

TVFT 5400

Narrative Live Space 

3
TVFT Choice Acting/ Movement/ Voice Choice 3      

TVFT 5226

Writing the TV Pilot

3
SEMESTER TOTAL 9 SEMESTER TOTAL 6 SEMESTER TOTAL 9

Spring Year 3

Acting

Content Creation

Writing

TVFT 5995 Culminating Project 3 TVFT 5995 Culminating Project 3 TVFT 5995 Culminating Project 3
SEMESTER TOTAL 3 SEMESTER TOTAL 3 SEMESTER TOTAL 3

OTHER Requirements

Acting

Content Creation

Writing

  Elective 3   Elective 3   Elective  3
  TOTAL 3   TOTAL 3   TOTAL 3

PROGRAM TOTAL

58

PROGRAM TOTAL

58

PROGRAM TOTAL

58